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Patricia “Pat” McComsey: Longs

1950 – 2021

     Patricia Louise Rathel McComsey passed away on Monday, Oct. 18, at her home in Longs following an illness. She was 71.

     Born Aug. 4, 1950 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Alfred R. Rathel and the late Emily Louise Brooks Rathel.

     Mrs. McComsey worked at Millersville University until her retirement, loved animals, and was considered to be the “Greatest Mom Ever” by her beloved family.

     Survivors include her husband, Robert “Bob” McComsey, Jr. of the home; two daughters, Candace Lynn Shank of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Angela Louise Willis and husband Thomas of Green Sea; four grandchildren, Bridget Martin and husband Thomas, Noah McComsey, Fenton Harris, and Kinley Harris; step-grandchild Emily Willis; great-grandson Cayden McComsey; and sister-in-law Jean Rathel.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. McComsey was predeceased by her brother, Larry Rathel; and a sister, Diane Barron.

     Memorial services were planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Mt. Leon Baptist Church with Pastor Andy Bell officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends during the hour preceding the service at the church.

     Memorial donations, in Mrs. McComsey’s memory, may be made to the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, P.O. Box 3369, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.

     A guest register is available here.